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Transfers: which foreign championships will Turkmen football players play in

26.03.2023 | 01:07 |
 Transfers: which foreign championships will Turkmen football players play in

The winter transfer window is still open, which means the season of high-profile football transfers continues. In addition, not only in the leading leagues of the planet. There is also a demand for Turkmen players representing the local championship.

ORIENT decided to introduce readers to football players who have recently moved to foreign championships.

Suleyman Muhadov (Khujand, Tajikistan)

Turkmen football striker Suleyman Muhadov signed a contract with the Tajik club Khujand at the end of February.

Muhadov has already played his first game for the new team in the final of the Tajikistan Football League Cup-2023 against Hosilot. Unfortunately, the debut of the player was not successful. His team lost, and the player himself did not show any effective actions. The main time of the match ended in a draw - 1:1, and in the penalty shootout, the players of "Hosilot" turned out to be more accurate — 3:2.

The 29-year-old Muhadov has experience playing for MTTU, Altyn Asyr and Ahal in the championship of Turkmenistan. In 2014, as a member of the Ashgabat MTTU, Muhadov won the AFC President's Cup, was recognized as the most valuable player and the top scorer (11 goals) of this third most important Asian club tournament.

Muhadov made his national team debut on October 24, 2012 in a friendly match against Vietnam (1-0). On October 28, 2012, he scored his first goal for the Turkmenistan national team against Laos (4-2).

Teymur Charyyev ("Abdysh-Ata", Kyrgyzstan)

The thorny path that Charyyev overcame on his way to the Kyrgyz club gave results. The defender was on view, having taken part in the training camp of the team in Turkey. Upon their completion, the press service of "Abdysh-Ata" announced the transfer of the player.


Charyyev played as a right back in the championship of Turkmenistan for Mary "Energetik". The 22-year-old player has played six matches for the youth national team of Turkmenistan (U-23). Scored the winning goal against Iran in the 2022 Asian Cup.

Vepa Jumayev (Energetik, Belarus)

The situation around the Turkmen defender Vepa Jumayev, who moved from the Gomel "Locomotive", which represents the First League, to the team of the top division of Belarus "Energetik-BSU", confirms the fact that through perseverance and patience it is possible to achieve considerable success.


Jumayev has already managed to win in his debut match against Slutsk. Following the results of the match, the Turkmen defender was included in the symbolic team of the first round.

22-year-old Jumayyev took part in the youth national team of Turkmenistan at the Asian Cup-2022.

Murad Yagshiyev (Neftchi, Kyrgyzstan)

Altyn Asyr striker Murad Yagshiyev has signed a one-year contract with the Kyrgyz Neftchi.

The 31-year-old footballer has a wealth of experience playing in various international tournaments.


Mirza Beknazarov (Narva Trans, Estonia)

Ahal midfielder Mirza Beknazarov has signed a 1+1 contract with the Estonian club Narva Trans.

The young 22-year-old footballer already has matches in the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup, as well as playing for the national team of the country.

Turkmen football has been undergoing a number of drastic changes in recent years related to the improvement of the most popular sport, and the presence of young football players in the list indicates that development is in the right direction.

Artur Petrosyants

Photo: provided by the players' agent

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